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Barton man facing multiple charges

BARTON — A 34-year-old man from Barton is facing several charges after he was picked up by police earlier in the week. On Sunday, police were called to a report of a dispute taking place in Barton at around 11:00 p.m. According to the report, through investigation, police learned that Joseph Nagle, 34, of Barton,… Keep Reading


Driver arrested after three-vehicle crash in Derby

DERBY — A three-vehicle crash in Derby on Saturday left a few people injured, and a 19-year-old Northfield man behind bars. The crash took place at around 2:50 p.m. on Vermont Route 105, at the intersection of VT 111. Police say Dennis Magoon, 19, of Northfield, had been driving “without regard for others prior to… Keep Reading


Steelhead runs happening now in Orleans, Coventry

ORLEANS — One of the state’s premier wildlife watching opportunities is happening right now in Orleans. The steelhead rainbow trout have started their upstream migration, leaping up waterfalls in a spectacular display of determination on their way to their spawning grounds. The best place to spot steelhead is at Willoughby Falls just outside downtown Orleans.… Keep Reading


United Christain Academy students head to Florida to serve others

NEWPORT — United Christian Academy’s entire 22-student high school, under the direction of Kimberlee Strepka and Paul Gandy, traveled to Orlando last Wednesday with the purpose of providing students the opportunity to serve others. The Bronze Ambassadors, UCA’s premiere handbell choir, will be performing at four locations during this six-day trip. The locations include the… Keep Reading

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